Dr Louise Schaper

CEO @ Health Informatics Society

Dr Louise Schaper, PhD FACHI CHIA

  • Chief Executive Officer, Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA): Australia’s Digital Health Community
  • Honorary Research Fellow and Sessional Lecturer, Health and Biomedical Informatics Centre (HaBIC), The University of Melbourne
  • Certified Health Informatician Australasia
  • Fellow Australasian College of Health Informatics
  • Australian representative to the International Medical Informatics Association

As leader of Australia’s peak body for digital health, Dr Louise Schaper is a passionate advocate for the transformation of healthcare. Committed to the improvement of health outcomes enabled through innovative uses of technology and information, she has a global reputation in health informatics and digital health and is shaping a new future for HISA.  With a background as an occupational therapist, Louise has a PhD in technology acceptance among health professionals, is a graduate of Stanford’s Executive Leadership Program, a Certified Health Informatician and a Salzburg Global Seminar Fellow.  Louise has delivered over 100 conference presentations, has written for academic and industry publications and text books, is host of the Dissecting Digital Health podcast and she is always online.